Brooklyn author Kaitlyn Greenidge’s “We Love You, Charlie Freeman” (March 8, Algonquin Books) is a gripping debut novel about a black family who moves to a nearly all-white town in western Massachusetts to take part in an experiment to teach sign language to a chimpanzee, Charlie, who will … Full Article
For the past decade, Brooklyn — Downtown Brooklyn in particular — has been a hot commodity. More than $10 billion in private investments has flowed steadily into the borough and now there is a written blueprint. … Full Article
Will Green-Wood Cemetery be landmarked?The answer is no, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) decided on Tuesday at a special public meeting at its Lower Manhattan headquarters. … Full Article
Julie May, the Brooklyn Historical Society’s (BHS) managing director of library and archives, will discuss cartes de visite, the popular 19th-century portraits that are featured in the BHS’ exhibit “Personal Correspondence: Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn” during a talk … Full Article
Ten to 15,000 protesters, the vast majority Asian American, poured into Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Saturday to support NYPD Officer Peter Liang, the rookie cop convicted of fatally shooting Akai Gurley in … Full Article
Friends and relatives of seniors who lived at a once-flourishing long term care facility, Prospect Park Residence (PPR) in Park Slope, are headed to Albany on March 1 to push a bill designed to protect the elderly from predatory landlords. … Full Article
Now that will be an interesting marriage.
The tallest tower in Brooklyn is being combined in a single development project with one of the borough's greatest architectural icons, the former Dime Savings Bank. … Full Article